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Cubans in Mexico

Cubans Stranded at Border Hope for Trump Welcome

NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — The dream of arriving to the U.S. under the Wet Foot-Dry Foot policy has turned into a nightmare after hundreds of Cubans have been left stranded at the Texas-Mexico border. The islanders have a 20-day permit from the Mexican government to travel north that leaves them subject to deportation thereafter.

musicians2016

Five Songs that Rankled Authoritarians in 2016

With freedom of expression increasingly under threat by authoritarian governments worldwide, 2016 yielded a crop of loud, defiant tunes from an assortment of envelope-pushers, political dissidents, and would-be pop icons.